Foodie

Arrêté à Montréal: le «Parrain du pot» américain fait fi des autorités

John Robert Boone, le fugitif américain de 73 ans surnommé le «Parrain du pot» arrêté à Montréal jeudi, a comparu vendredi devant les autorités canadiennes de l’immigration, mais a refusé de répondre aux questions, a appris l’Agence QMI. «L’audience s’est tenue à la prison, a expliqué Christian Tessier, de la Commission de l’immigration et du stat ....

TV dinners: what to eat while you binge-watch television

When a new show gets its claws into you, the last thing you want to do is tear yourself away, even when your stomach starts grumbling. The expansion of third-party delivery services, already a boon to Toronto couch potatoes, means no matter what you're watching, you can chow down on some thematically appropriate takeout without even having to hit pause. Still on our wish li ....

Gotta get down on Pi Day

Blaze Pizza will be offering $3.14 personal size pizzas all day in honour of Pi Day. It's Pi Day, and all around the world, people (and by people, I mean nerds) are celebrating by indulging in all things round and crusty. (A rational response to this irrational number!) A couple of Toronto restaurants are adding (not subtracting) to the fun by offering to round off yo ....

Behind the scenes with Chef Jacques La Merde's hot dog enchantment

"Doritos are my muse," says Christine Flynn, the chef behind a hilarious parody Instagram account that takes processed junk food to new, beautiful heights Christine Flynn, executive chef at Toronto’s iQ Food Co., recently set the Internet on fire when she revealed that she behind the near-mythical @chefjacqueslamerde Instagram account. The all-caps-loving parody account  ....

The five biggest St. Patrick’s Day parties in Toronto

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations started last weekend, but there’s still plenty of Irish-themed fun to be had this week – including St. Patrick’s Day itself on March 17. All of the parties listed below boast live (mostly Irish) entertainment and plenty of beer and whiskey. We’ve rounded up five of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day bashes happening across the city – three on Thu ....

East Thirty Six adds southern flavours to the French fine dining mix

Lap up some southern hospitality later this month, courtesy of East Thirty Six's Chef Brent Maxwell. On March 30, he'll combine his skills in French fine dining with dashes of Spanish, Creole and Cajun influences for an off-menu experience called Southern Shindig. The menu promises an explosion of flavours, beginning the night with ....

Toronto's best late-night eats

The only thing that makes a great bar better is a great kitchen in the back. Sometimes, of course, the munchies strike after the last call bell rings. We cover both scenarios with some of Toronto’s best new bar – and post-bar – eats. Pork Ninjas at Wenona Craft Beer Lodge Barbecue is a heavily regional cuisine – what’s standar ....

The best bars in Toronto

Toronto is home to a bounty of bars: neighbourhood nooks for cozy quiet nights and destinations for booze-fuelled adult recreation. And increasingly, places are striving to curate unique experiences that will help shape the future of a thriving bar scene with lots of room to grow. There are just too many great bars to jam onto one little list, but whether you’re looking to sip or slosh, we ....

Debu Saha back in an unlikely venue

Saha promises tandoori turkey tikka during the holiday season at Debu’s Nouvelle Indian Cuisine. Debu Saha has been a fixture in Toronto's food scene for years, having opened Indian kitchens in nearly every neighbourhood in town. Though his cooking was roundly praised (including by our own Steven Davey), luck hasn't been on his side when it comes to locations. Even ....